Monday, May 21, 2018
Among the flurry of activities that mark the end of the school year, football teams are laying the ground work for the beginning of the next school year.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot will hold Men and Women’s Club Soccer tryouts on Saturday, May 26, 2018, from 1-3 p.m. at UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium.
Friday, May 18, 2018
FAYETTEVILLE — Unearned runs did in the Lions. Horatio fell to defending champion Harding Academy 4-3 in the final of the state class 3A baseball tournament at Fayetteville.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
The 2017-2018 De Queen Leopards Athletic Awards Banquet will be held on Thursday, May 24 at 6 p.m. at the De Queen High School Cafeteria
The Horatio Lions left Thursday morning for Fayetteville where they will compete in the state finals of the 3A state championship Friday morning at 10 a.m. at Baum Stadium. The Lions will meet defending state champion Harding Academy.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Tanner Manasco claimed a spot among the highest echelon of Leopard athletics May 12 at Lake Hamilton. The senior hurdler won his event at the Meet of Champs.
HARRISON — It was a very untypical state tournament for De Queen soccer teams. Both went out in the first round, the first time ever for a Leopard boys squad.
HARRISON — The Lady Leopards’ quest to repeat as class 5A softball champions ended in the semifinals of the state tournament at Harrison May 12 when De Queen fell to Farmington 8-3.
SMACKOVER — Horatio is going back to the state championship baseball game. The Lions got a scare in the opening game, but then won decisively in the next two rounds for a trip to Fayetteville where they will face Harding Academy for the class 3A state title.
SMACKOVER — Things started bad and got worse for Horatio. The Lady Lions were upset 9-5 by Bald Knob in the first round of the 3A state softball tournament at Smackover May 10.
Friday, May 11, 2018
Horatio students participated in the Area 11 Special Olympics Track & Field Games May 9.T he event was hosted this year at the Ashdown High School track and field in Ashdown, Ark. Students competed against other area schools in running, walking, shot put and long jump competitions. Out o…
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
PINE BLUFF — Early spring is the right time to introduce children or youth anglers to the joys of fishing, says Scott Jones, Extension specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Fishing can be a great hobby for young Arkansans – and getting started doesn’t have to be expensive.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Horatio won the class 3A south regional tournament with a convincing 10-1 decision over Genoa Central May 7 on the Lions' home field.
Monday, May 07, 2018
WHITE HALL — The Lady Leopards won their fourth straight soccer conference tournament, but the boys team finished second again.
MAGNOLIA — De Queen track teams finished fourth and 11th at the class 5A state meet May 3 in Magnolia.
HOPE — De Queen repeated as champion of the 5A South softball tournament with a 5-2 win over White Hall at Hope May 3.
Runs were few and far between in Horatio's rain delayed first game in the class AAA south regional tournament at Horatio. The Lions survived a scare from McGehee by a 2-1 final.
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
White Hall — Both De Queen soccer teams reached the finals of the 5A South soccer tournaments with shutouts of Hope on May 1.
De Queen Auto Group, along with Nashville Coca-Cola, sponsored the new scoreboard at the De Queen High School Leopard's ballpark. De Queen Auto Group has been a longtime sponsor of De Queen sports. On the right are Jay and Mary Ellen Dooley, owners of De Queen Auto Group, with the 2018 Leopa…
De Queen’s baseball season ended in the first round of the 5A South tournament at Watson Chapel.
Top seeded De Queen crushed eighth seed Hot Springs 16-1 in the opening round of the 5A South softball tournament at Hope April 30.
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
The Lady Lions defended their title by winning the conference tournament at Prescott.
Monday, April 30, 2018
CAMDEN — The final game of the regular season at Camden Fairview was De Queen's closest contest in weeks. The Lady Leopards did all the scoring in the last three innings to take a 7-0 win at Camden Fairview April 27.
The Lady Leopards again finished as conference track and field runners-up. Magnolia was first in the 5A South meet with 210 points to De Queen’s 162.5.
PRESCOTT — Horatio won another conference baseball title April 27. The Lions swarmed Genoa Central 8-1 in the tournament final at Prescott.
CAMDEN — The Leopards are leaving the conference on a winning note. The De Queen senior boys track team won its second straight 5A South conference track meet April 24 at Camden Fairview.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Horatio marked Senior Night with baseball and softball wins over visiting Mena April 12.
Hot Springs — It was not a well publicized move, but the 5A South junior high conference track and field meet was shifted from Thursday, April 19 to Tuesday, April 17. De Queen finished second and third.
One was fairly close. The other was romp as the De Queen softball team added two more wins in the next to last week of the regular season.
The visitors did not have a really big inning, but they scored consistently. Texarkana runners crossed the plate in all but one inning as the Razorbacks downed De Queen 12-2 in an April 20 baseball game.
The De Queen soccer teams had a busy four days with two regularly scheduled matches plus a make-up game.
The Leopard track teams stepped up the competition in the week before the 5A South championships.
In the last week before the conference tournament, the Horatio baseball team lost a close game and won a lop sided one.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
One school record was set as the De Queen track teams hone in on the conference meet. The Leopards’ next to last competition before the 5A South championship was at the Camden Fairview Relays April 12.
The Lady Leopard softball team played three games in two days and won all three.
There were two very different styles of officiating and two different outcomes when the Leopard soccer teams hosted El Dorado April 12.
The Leopard baseball team had better results on the road than at home last week.
Horatio’s baseball team beat long-time rival Dierks, but lost to a pair of 4A powerhouses. The class 3A Lions played two of the best 4A teams in one week.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Hot Springs — Both De Queen soccer teams crushed the Trojans April 10 at Hot Springs.
In their last meet before the conference championship, the De Queen junior high track teams placed third and fourth in Ashdown’s Panther - Merchant Relays April 10.
Visiting Ashdown took the lead in the first inning and stayed in front for an 8-3 softball win at Horatio April 10.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
De Queen defeated visiting Lakeside in both conference soccer matches April 3. The Lady Leopards mercy ruled the visitors, but the boys contest went to a shoot out.
With the conference meet three weeks away, De Queen’s senior high track teams competed in two meets at the same time April 5 with Leopards running at both Nashville and Genoa Central.
The De Queen softball team took a five inning 11-0 victory over visiting Camden Fairview behind the no hit pitching of Lexi Taylor April 2.
Thursday, April 12
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
The De Queen soccer teams’ return to action following Spring break took longer than planned. The Leopards’ March 27 matches with El Dorado were weather delayed. The March 29 games with Hope came off as scheduled with De Queen taking two lopsided wins.
De Queen tracksters competed at two meets March 29. The varsity was at Lakeside’s Ram Relays in Hot Springs. The JV attended the Merchant Relays at Prescott.
The Horatio baseball team posted decisive wins over two conference foes last week.
Horatio downed Cossatot River 17-0 in a run rule shortened softball game March 26.
Hope — With the Leopards scoring in every inning, De Queen’s baseball team took a 13-3 win at Hope March 30.